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JR East View Tourism & Sales Co., Ltd. Received the Tour Grand Prix 2024 “Tourism Agency Commissioner’s Aw ard Domestic Travel Category” for the second consecutive year! !

[JR East View Tourism & Sales Co., Ltd.] Received the Tour Grand Prix 2024 “Tourism Agency Commissioner’s Award Domestic Travel Category” for the second consecutive year! !
*JR East View Tourism & Sales Co., Ltd.*
Press release: July 11, 2024
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We won the Tour Grand Prix 2024 “Tourism Agency Commissioner’s Award Domestic Travel Category” for the second consecutive year! ! JR East View Tourism & Sales Co., Ltd. (President: Atsushi Takahashi, Headquarters: Sumida-ku, Tokyo) held the “Tour Grand Prix 2024” (sponsored by the Tour Grand Prix Executive Committee) on July 10th at the All Nippon Express Kasumigaseki Building. ), won the Japan Tourism Agency Commissioner’s Award in the Domestic Travel Category. received the award. This is the second consecutive year and third time in total that we have won the award following Tour Grand Prix 2023. This is the first time in the domestic travel category that we have won the Japan Tourism Agency Commissioner’s Award for two consecutive years.
As a “tourism flow creation company,” we will continue to contribute to sustainable tourism creation together with local residents. * ~Tour Grand Prix 2024 Award Subject/Title~*
Tourism Agency Director General Award Domestic Travel Category “Cageless train “Wandaful TRAIN” ~ A journey to enjoy Izu Kogen with your dog ~”

*Outline of award-winning products*

In cooperation with East Japan Railway Company (hereinafter referred to as JR East) Metropolitan Area Headquarters and Anicom General Insurance Co., Ltd., JR East View Tourism & Sales Co., Ltd. has created a “Wandaful” service that allows you to easily enjoy train travel with your dog. TRAIN” tour was held. In consideration of the sentiments of pet owners who normally treat their dogs, which are like family members, as baggage, we have set up a cage-free section of the tour where you can take your dog out of its cage and relax in the seat together.
Situation of seeing off
Departure ceremony

On the train on the way out, participants enjoyed a lecture given by a veterinarian and a commemorative photo taken with their dog wearing an original JR cap. From the destination, Izukogen Station, we set up a dedicated circulation bus that connects sightseeing spots and hotels, allowing customers to freely enjoy sightseeing on the itinerary that suits them.

Until now, the JR East Group has set up day trips for traveling with pets using the Shinkansen and conventional lines, but this time we are planning an overnight trip for 2 days and 1 night, so you can enjoy traveling with your pet. I was able to experience that it is possible. The presence of a veterinarian has been highly praised by first-time participants, and we believe that the plan conveys JR’s sense of security and safety.

The dispatch of a veterinarian was made possible with the cooperation of “Anicom Insurance Co., Ltd.”, and the train will provide lessons on how to keep your dog healthy, such as teeth brushing classes, and will be a unique project unique to a dedicated train. was completed.

The demand for pets is increasing year by year, and the number of restaurants and tourist facilities that allow pets in tourist areas is increasing. By implementing a project where you can travel with your dog, we were able to meet the needs of our customers and provide a new form of travel.
In the future, we will continue to collaborate with JR East and Anicom Insurance Co., Ltd. to plan railway trips that can be enjoyed with pets, acquire a new fan base, and propose new forms of travel in collaboration with the local community. I think so.
Inside the car (image)
Inside the car (image)
*Award points*
With the demand for traveling with pets increasing year by year, we have planned this tour as a way for you to easily enjoy a train journey with your dog.

For dog lovers who were previously forced to travel with their dogs in cages as they were treated as baggage, we have now made cage-less rail travel possible by using a dedicated train.

On the train, passengers can let their dogs out of their cages and relax in the seats with them, and receive lectures on the health of their dogs from accompanying veterinarians, leading to the creation of new demand for train travel that accurately captures the feelings of dog lovers. This initiative was highly evaluated.
* Comments from the winners *
This tour is a dream that began with the idea of ​​“I wish there was a tour like this” by the inventor, who is also a dog lover.

Normally, your beloved family dog ​​is treated as hand luggage, but by setting up a cage-free section, you can relax with your family and enjoy a relaxing journey.
We feel that everyone who participated in the tour was very satisfied with the events that were held on the special train, and the inside of the train was full of smiles.

This tour was something that we could not have done alone. With the cooperation of everyone at the JR East Metropolitan Area Headquarters and everyone at Anicom Insurance Co., Ltd., we were able to realize a new form of travel, which led to us winning this award. Thank you. As a dog lover, I would like to continue to create tours that will please both dogs and owners.
[Reference Tour Grand Prix 2024 Overview]
Sponsor: Tour Grand Prix 2024 Executive Committee
Sponsored by: Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Tourism Agency, Japan Travel Agents Association, Japan Travel Writers Association
Management: Tour Grand Prix 2024 Management Office
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